Bubble bars

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  1. Feb 3, 2012 #1

    kerzuke

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    Hi all,

    This is my third try of making bubble bars. I have surfacants which are powdered form: Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate (mild alternative to SLS and a near equivalent to the SLSA) and SLS noodles (not relly a powder but still..). I have tried both of them in my bubble bar recipes and with Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate they just dont come out - they become too thick to even form and when they are dry its impossible to crumble them in water. With SLS noodles i dont have such a problem, its good to roll and make different shapes and easy to crumble in water. Although DSLS is milder i think im gonna stick with SLS, but my question is what is the safe usage rate? In my bubble bar recipe i use SLS 29% - is it too much?. Then i use soda, cream of tartar, two liquid surfacant and glycerin.

    I think that they are pretty :)

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  2. Feb 3, 2012 #2

    krissy

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    i think they are pretty too.
    when i make BBs i usually put them in the tub under the water as it falls and it gets kind of "pinned down" by the water and makes a ton of bubbles. mine get too hard to crumble at first too :?
     
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    Wow, those are pretty! I love the colors.
     
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    Pretty colors :)

    Did your SLS come with info on usage? I've seen usage rates ranging from 3-10 %. But I'd contact your supplier to make sure.
     
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    I've never heard of bubble bars but those are sure pretty!
     
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    Very vibrant colors, great for V-day!
     
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    They look amazing! Very feminine!
     

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